Cherokee County Fire
& Emergency Services

Fire Marshal Reviews | Fire Alarm Plan Review

Plans must be  electronically submitted to

Please take note:

The Fire Marshal's Office reviews Fire Alarm System plans for compliance with the 2019 edition of NFPA Standards 72 as amended by the current state amendments found in Chapter 120-3-3 (State Minimum Fire Safety Standards) as well as the Life Safety Code and Georgia Accessibility Code Section 120-3-20-.39.  Plans and the application are required to be electronically submitted to the Fire Marshal's Office for review and approval prior to installation. You must pay for the review online. The method of payment and permit number will be emailed to you. Once the fees have been paid and the plans he been approved, the plans will be emailed back to you with a stamp of approval. You are required to have a jobsite copy of the plans kept on site. The Fire Marshal's Office will not need a hard copy of the plans.  Please submit  application as well, click here for application.

See Fire Alarm Requirements in Elevators for additional information.

The following is a list of items that will ensure a timely review of the fire alarm system plans:

Note: Prior to requesting an inspection of the fire alarm system the system is required to be fully tested and operational by the fire alarm installer. A copy of the Alarm Certification required by NFPA 72 and the fire codes is required to available at the inspection, preferably faxed to the office prior to the testing. The procedures and requirements for the Cherokee County Fire Marshal's Fire Alarm Acceptance Testing are available on this website. Please review to assist us in expediting your approval.